(A)   All signs and awnings shall be inspected under the direction of the Building Inspector within 90 days after they have been erected or constructed. Any sign or awning constructed or erected without complying with the provisions of this subchapter shall be deemed to be a public nuisance and a danger to the public health and safety. The Building Inspector shall make the additional and periodic inspections as he or she shall deem necessary and if any sign or awning falls into disrepair, he or she shall report the same to the Governing Body and the owner shall repair or remove the nuisance within the time prescribed by the Governing Body.
   (B)   All commercial signs where the owner or lessee has moved or is out of business, and any such sign which has become dead or valueless for advertising purposes are hereby declared to be public nuisances and shall be removed as hereinbefore provided by order of the Governing Body upon the recommendation of the Building Inspector.
(1972 Code, § 8-106)